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. here's abc's chris bury. >> reporter: in minnesota state parks, the big holiday weekend is a big bust. campers looking forward to a getaway were told instead to get lost. >> well, it's ridiculous. >> it's sad. >> it should never get to that. >> reporter: the closed parks a casualty of the state's budget crisis. so many services arehut down. even industries like logging are grinding to a halt because those trees are on public property. in all, 25,000 state workers laid off.. at the capitol, now closed to the public, minnesota's democratic governor and republican leaders could not agree on fixing a $5 billion budget gap. >> i'm not getting an income now. i don't think any of them should think it necessary for them to have an income either until this is settled. >> reporter: minnesota is the first state to actually shut down much of its government. but many others from new jersey to california are also making painful cuts. at this state park near minneapolis, k ken johnson had planned to spend a week camping with her family. getting ejected left her fuming. >> i think the government need
celebrating outside. july 4th is one big party. >> it has special meaning in my family. i became a u.s. citizen 25 years ago on the fourth of july. >> and it's hot out there. take a look at the deep red. we're seeing blazing temperatures. it's going to continue on the fourth. more coming up in the show. >> and officials are rush to clean up a pipeline leak in the yellow river. >>> and monkey new, on t t loose, and going o o an adventue across new jersey. he's fine, he's just tranquil liezed. that's coming up as well. >>> we begin with the casey anthony trial. her fate could be in the hands of the jury later today. abc's yunji de nies where the closing arguments taking place this morning. good morning, yunji. wrt good morning, dan. it call comes down to this. each side has a chance to make their final arguments before jurors decide between life and death for this young woman. this is it after six long weeks, today is the today the lawyers present final arguments to the jury, arguments that determine casey anthony's future. >> jurors will probably find her responsible for the death of
scrambling for safety. >>> good morning. the heat wave melting a big chunk of the nation is showing no signs of letting. >> up that's right. the humidity is creating oppressive conditions. today, chicago could see its highest temperature in five years. abc's karen traver as more on the spending east. >> reporter: they tossed two tons of ice into the water to try to cool things down. this heat wave is krgripping th middle of the nation. for 17 states. texas to minnesota. east to ohio. in five states, temperatures dropped thee century mark. the system is expected to hover across the midwest for five more sweltering days before heading east. >> not moving at all. unpacking its bags. this high pressure for many days to come as it continues to intensify and grow in overall size. >> reporter: for beach goers the soaring temperatures means fun in the sun. but for some people, especially the elderly this extreme heat can be extremely dangerous. >> they'll complain of dizziness, weakness. being light headed. >> reporter: experts say to drink plenty of water, stay out of the sun. >> the goal was ten
. ♪ the rich aroma gets you up ♪ looking forward to your first cup morning! big day, huh? thank you. ♪ oh that mountain grown taste, ♪ ♪ just what you need ♪ for the big race. daughter: morning mom! are you excited? ♪ as you finish every mile... ♪ how rewarding are those smiles... ♪ [ cheers from the crowd ] of wakin' up... ♪ mommy, you did it! ♪ is folgers in your cup. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> i did not say she was innocent. those are the word from the first juror to speak out in the casey anthony trial. >> we all cringe when we see the flash go off on the speed cameras. why some people are taking it to the extreme to get them out of the neighborhood. >>> democrats and republicans meeting with president obama trying to agree on the budget. that's going to be a big story throughout the day on this thursday. good morning. i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. thanks for joining us. we are one day away from friday, the weekend is almost here. meteorologist lynette charles has a look at not only today's weather but maybe something we can
that rock is there such a thing as too big? yes, guys would say. >> i did go looking for answers to that very question and here's what i found. ♪ if you like it then you should have put a ring on it ♪ >> reporter: put a ring on it indeed. when you're the guy to put a ring on on kardashian, there's really only one rule. it better be big. really big. >> i'm engaged. >> color? colorless. >> cut? >> brilliant. >> clarity? >> slightly occluded. >> carat? >> almost, maybe just under, more than he could afford i'm sure -- >> reporter: the famed kim-k bling is nearly 22 carats. some say, enough already. >> i think it should be elegant. to have a chunk of stone on there, you catch it on everything, don't you. doesn't look nice. >> reporter: what ever happened to the sweet little engagement ring and spinning two months' salary? for some women bigger is always better. what do you think when you hear about this 21-carat diamond ring that kim got? >> fabulous, good on her, go for it. >> is there such a thing as too big? >> no. >> reporter: who's buying these giant rocks? lisa kline of lev
news, although not happy family news, j. lo and marc anthony, that was the big announcement heard round the world. they split. saying that it was a painful time but you know what he said, though, at a concert in colombia? they're saying i'm single, he's laughing about it, somewhat flirting with some of the ladies in the audience. >> he's calling them members of the audience, mamacita, hot mama. is that really appropriate? >> you've got to jump right back, get right back on that horse. j. lo, i'm not exactly concerned about her future. >> they have children. >> they do. >> i find it kind of sad. >>> when we come back, it was movie magic at the box office. >> that's right. you're watching "world news n " now." [ female announcer ] firm skin would be easy without gravity. with olay challenge that. regenerist day and night duo. the uv lotion helps protect skin and firms during the day. the cream hydrates to firm at night. gravity doesn't stand a chance. regenerist, from olay. >>> here some are stories to watch today on abc news. general david petraeus hans over nato command in afghanistan
as the crime scene becomes an overnight shrine to caylee. >> this morning, all the big exclusives, reaction from casey's parents, a juror gives us his extraordinary theory and the womoman who made this case r personal mission, casey anthony's biggest critic comes out swinging. >> the devil is dancing tonight. >> nancy grace joins us live. >>> and you're looking at the memorial site where little caylee's body was found. so many people flocking here to remember the little girl who disappeared more than three years ago. the little girl who never saw her third birthday. for most of these last three years her mother was the prime suspect in her death, but yesterday the jury here in orlando found her not guilty. good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos here in orlando. >> and i'm elizabeth vargas here in new york sitting in for robin and, george, emotions are running so high. the trial riveted the nation and casey anthony's parents left the courtroom as soon as the verdict was announced but what do they really think? we will talk to the attorney for george and cindy anthony in just a few
station pandora recently hit a big milestone. the site has reached 100 million listeners. according to pandora's blog 36 million of those consumers are monthly active users. radio station plans to celebrate by launching a flash free redesigned site. it's expected to be available for those 100 million users within the next few weeks. >>> you think new york city is expensive. if you're looking for the world's most expensive city, you need to turn to the continent. global consulting firm mercer says la was today in the african nation of angola is the priciest city in the world. on average you'll pay 28 u. s. dollars for a new cd. or 20 bucks for a club sandwich and a soda. if you're looking you're looking to rent you'll pay $7,000 a month for a two bedroom apartment. coming in at number 2 is tokyo followed by another african city. new york remains the costliest american city but it's ranked 32nd worldwide. >> that is a surprise. >>> well, casey anthony is set to get out of jail this weekend. but her legal battles aren't over yet. why a texas company wants her to pay up more than $10
on debt and because we have no choice. and few we heard from today felt it's a problem too big to fix. >> iron it out and make it happen because you will affect americans bread and butter americans. >> jim avila reporting and here are five facts from reason magazine about the debt showdown. congress raid the ceiling 102 times and it was first instituted in 1917 and august 2nd is an arbitrary date both sides are use the august 2nd deadline to negotiate terms. reaching the debt limit is not the same as defaulting on the federal debt. >>> and head to abc2news.com and look at the slide show for continuing coverage on the debt showdown. find out what it means to you and your family. >>> federal prosecutors in philidelphia say a tug pilot who steered a barge into a small duck boat agreed to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter. two hungarian tour wrists killed in last year's collision on the delaware river. according to court documents, tug pilot was consumed by a family emergency and moved to a lower wheel house where his view of the river was obscured. >>> minnesota's government shut
80 still at pwi, 70's on the eastern shore as well as in frederick. the big concern for bad air quality. code orange in effect tomorrow for most of the baltimore metro area, all the way up through cecil into philadelphia and delaware. sensitive groups, allergies, asthma sufferers, be aware of that, especially in the afternoon. the afternoon is when the air quality gets the worst on that heat and humidity. 92 tomorrow. another steam bath. we will talk about the chances for storms and look at weekend. >>> lutherville, greek town, there is a facebook call for all to leave an their porch lights to honor the life of caylee anthony. liz wrote, i believe we should all keep our porch lights on every night, children are murdered. taken from their homes, exploited, this is just one case. this is the facebook page calling for the light on the event tonight. its been growing by the minute. all night long. right now we are well past 1.2 million people. this just started this afternoon ; almost 30,000 said they won't do it because of anthony. if you followed the trial every second of the day
of casey anthony's defense, that was the big question. would she take the stand? the jury hear from perhaps the only person who knows what happened to her daughter. >> you understand that your decision to testify or not testify is solely your decision and your decision alone? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: but first one last critical witness for the defense. crystal holloway, the woman who claimed she had a brief affair with casey's father. >> was this an intimate relationship? >> yes. >> reporter: george anthony admits they were friends but denies they were anything more and he also denies what has become the cornerstone of the defense, that he, caylee's grandfather, knew this was not a murder at all. >> he had said it was an accident that snowballed out of control but i was in shock. >> reporter: the defense claims caylee died in a swimming pool accident and granddad george helped dispose of the body the same way he buried household pets over the years. >> when you found out that your granddaughter was found with a blanket and with a plastic bag and with duct tape, did you tele law enforcement
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for less than $70. the deal went viral quickly on twitter and other media web sites. it was a big mistake. the error caused by a third-party vendor but they don't plan to honor it. anyone who ordered it would be given a refund. it normally sells for $750. >>> when you got used to it, now we get deeper in our pockets for gasoline, prices have gone up, the national average for regular gas $3.67 per gallon. price is below the may peek and they warned of any natural crisis or disaster, we're not heading to $4, but it should remain around $3.70 july through august. >>> the match in the world cup, what led to the upset. we'll show you that coming up. >>> looking at making a difference. a pastor and a police officer join forces to bring a day of hope to a community in baltimore. >>> we started out at 68 degrees and should be at 88 degrees for this time of the year. made it up to 91 degrees. today was a walk in the park compared to the forecast you're about to see. stick around. >>> we're going to take you to east baltimore for a story of hope. a pastor and a police officer joining forces with mi
in for rob nelson. >> i'm linsey davis in for peggy bunker. that collision involved a big 767 delta jet and a smaller jet operated by tell that's commuter service. the good news, just one of the passengers had to go to the hospital. but as you're about to see, it was quite a scare. >> fortunately they weren't going too fast at the time so it could have been a lot worse. >> can you imagine being on there and just not knowing what's happening? >> absolutely, really scary for folks on those flights. >>> another uproar at the airport. with airlines charging you to check your bags shouldn't this fee technically be refund tuesday your luggage gets lost? it's an n sue that has a lot of frequent flyers fuming. linsey, you travel a lot, have you ever lost your bags entirely? >> fortunately, knock on wood, have not. they'll only reimburse you if they lose it for good. >> even maybe not enough money to cover everything that's in it. >>> later on this half hour the final chapter of the harry potter movie story hits theaters today. why this is such a magical time for those who can't get enough of th
of suddenly die big heart trouble by over 90%. how much exercise is enough? here's abc's sharyn alfoi. >> reporter: consider canned cheese. yep, this stuff. doctors say in someone who's sedentary, if you biopsy their fat it looks a lot like this. whereas the fat of an athlete looks more like olive oil. so what? well, that cheesy fat in sedentary people creates a natural chemical reaction. it makes you more vulnerable to disease. things like alzheimer's. have to be an exercise program, it simply has to be not sitting. there are some studies that show that you get a lot of the benefits of exercise simply by being on your feet and not sitting at a desk. >> reporter: the next big step, actually exercising. sweating. are we ever too old to start? doctors say starting to exercise even at 55 will still improve our lives as we a a beyond 65. >> you can actually improve your muscle mass and muscle strength even in your 90s. that's important. because thigh strength means you can get out of a chair and possibly stay out of a nursing home. >> reporter: how much do you really need to exercise? sci
to profit from the charges. there are other big holes in her story that could lead to strauss-kahn's release from house arrest as early as tomorrow. and, in another twisting, turning legal drama, the casey anthony defense opened her florida trial by claiming she didn't murder here toddler, but lied about the accidental drowning because casey had been sexually abused by her own father, george anthony. well, today the defense rested, but not before calling out george anthony once again, this time, accusing him of an affair. here's abc's john donvan, for our series "crime and punishment." >> is it your decision not to testify based upon consultatioi with your counsel? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: those two words today, and she would repeat them as the question was put to her more than once. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: they told us that this, after all, yes, sir, is all we're going to hear from the murder defendant, who, by the time the defense rested today, after two weeks of testimony, seemed, by her silence, to have left an awful lot unexplained. as in, why, when he daughter caylee disappeared, sh
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